Bauchi, Nigeria Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bauchi, Nigeria metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bauchi in 2022 is 645,000, a 3.86% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2021 was 621,000, a 3.85% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2020 was 598,000, a 3.82% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bauchi in 2019 was 576,000, a 3.78% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nigeria
City Name Population
Lagos 15,388,000
Kano 4,219,000
Ibadan 3,756,000
Abuja 3,652,000
Port Harcourt 3,325,000
Benin City 1,841,000
Onitsha 1,553,000
Uyo 1,265,000
Nnewi 1,177,000
Kaduna 1,158,000
Aba 1,150,000
Ikorodu 1,041,000
Ilorin 1,000,000
Owerri 945,000
Warri 943,000
Jos 942,000
Umuahia 861,000
Maiduguri 822,000
Enugu 820,000
Lokoja 791,000
Oshogbo 750,000
Zaria 749,000
Akure 717,000
Sokoto 685,000
Bauchi 645,000
Abakaliki 632,000
Calabar 631,000
Ogbomosho 602,000
Abeokuta 557,000
Gombe 551,000
Ado-Ekiti 516,000
Katsina 505,000
Okene 494,000
Okpogho 484,000
Potiskum 483,000
Igbidu 479,000
Minna 479,000
Gwagwalada 475,000
Gboko 472,000
Ondo 460,000
Oyo 456,000
Makurdi 438,000
Ikot Ekpene 415,000
Saki 414,000
Effon Alaiye 410,000
Ife 397,000
Birnin Kebbi 396,000
Ilesha 385,000
Ijebu-Ode 368,000
Lafia 361,000
Bauchi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 645,000 3.86%
2021 621,000 3.85%
2020 598,000 3.82%
2019 576,000 3.78%
2018 555,000 3.93%
2017 534,000 3.69%
2016 515,000 3.83%
2015 496,000 3.77%
2014 478,000 3.69%
2013 461,000 3.83%
2012 444,000 3.74%
2011 428,000 3.88%
2010 412,000 3.78%
2009 397,000 3.66%
2008 383,000 3.79%
2007 369,000 3.94%
2006 355,000 3.80%
2005 342,000 3.64%
2004 330,000 3.77%
2003 318,000 3.92%
2002 306,000 3.73%
2001 295,000 3.87%
2000 284,000 3.65%
1999 274,000 3.79%
1998 264,000 3.94%
1997 254,000 3.67%
1996 245,000 3.81%
1995 236,000 3.96%
1994 227,000 3.65%
1993 219,000 3.79%
1992 211,000 4.46%
1991 202,000 6.32%
1990 190,000 6.15%
1989 179,000 6.55%
1988 168,000 6.33%
1987 158,000 6.04%
1986 149,000 6.43%
1985 140,000 6.06%
1984 132,000 6.45%
1983 124,000 5.98%
1982 117,000 6.36%
1981 110,000 5.77%
1980 104,000 7.22%
1979 97,000 5.43%
1978 92,000 6.98%
1977 86,000 6.17%
1976 81,000 5.19%
1975 77,000 6.94%
1974 72,000 5.88%
1973 68,000 6.25%
1972 64,000 6.67%
1971 60,000 5.26%
1970 57,000 7.55%
1969 53,000 6.00%
1968 50,000 6.38%
1967 47,000 6.82%
1966 44,000 4.76%
1965 42,000 7.69%
1964 39,000 5.41%
1963 37,000 2.78%
1962 36,000 2.86%
1961 35,000 2.94%
1960 34,000 6.25%
1959 32,000 3.23%
1958 31,000 3.33%
1957 30,000 3.45%
1956 29,000 3.57%
1955 28,000 3.70%
1954 27,000 3.85%
1953 26,000 4.00%
1952 25,000 4.17%
1951 24,000 0.00%
1950 24,000 0.00%